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Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya Named Fighter Of The Year At 2020 World MMA Awards

Nigerian-born New Zealand mixed martial arts fighter, Israel Adesanya, has emerged winner of the “Fighter of the Year” award for 2020 at the annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards. The sportsman, who has a 20-0 career record after beating both Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa in the Octagon this year, picked up the Charles ‘Mask’ Lewis…

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Nigeria’s Ifeanyi Ifan Micheal Win Four Major Awards At 2020 GMAA [See Complete List]

Nigerian director, Ifeanyi Ifan Micheal took home the biggest prizes at the 2020 Golden Movie Awards Africa for his critically-acclaimed movie “Foreigners God“, giving him one of his biggest feat in his career. He was nominated in the Golden Story Drama, Golden Director, and Golden Costumier categories for which he triumphed, while Kang Quintus followed closely winning Golden Actor Drama, Golden Supporting…

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Ghana Movies Awards 2020: “Citation”, “Foreigners God” & “Fix Us” Among Nominees [See Full List]

And 2020 Ghana Movies Awards (GMA) is here… Nominations for the annual award ceremony were revealed Tuesday, and Habiba Sinare and Umar Klupp‘s blockbuster “18” comes out on top with 13 nods. While Yvonne Nelson’s film “Fix Us“, “Ogbozo“, Frank Gharbin’s film “Heroes of Africa” and Kunle Afolayan‘s “Citation” all scored nominations. Nollywood’s Eucharia Anunobi, Ini Dima-Okojie, Sam Dede, Mofe Duncan, Temi Otedola, Gabriel Afolayan alongside Ghanaian actors Yvonne…

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“The Milkmaid”, Ramsey Nouah & More Win Big At The 2020 AMAA [See Complete List]

The 2020 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) are officially over, and we have all the details on the award show winners! Nigeria’s “The Milkmaid” directed by Desmond Ovbiagele scored four awards at the 16th edition which took place on Sunday December 20. Akin Omotoso‘s “The Ghost and The House of Truth” took home the award for achievement in editing. Nollywood star Ramsey Nouah also won…

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Burna Boy, Davido, Tems & More Land On 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards Nominees List

The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) has announced its return for the first time in years amid the novel coronavirus pandemic alongside a staggering list of nominees for prestigious event. #MTVMAMAs, which is scheduled to be held on February 2, 2021 in Kampala, Uganda will be the first-ever live-streamed virtual MTV Africa Awards, the unit of ViacomCBS…

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MOBO Awards 2020: Wizkid, Burna Boy & More UK Music Acts Win Top Prizes | See Complete List

On Wednesday, December 9, MOBO Awards made a huge comeback with a virtual ceremony, hosted by Maya Jama and Chunkz, live-streamed on YouTube and broadcasted on BBC One alongside highlights special on BBC iPlayer. The long-awaited UK’s biggest celebration of Black music reclaimed its power with a 90-minute spectacle that recognised the hottest new talent from around the…

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BON Awards 2020: “Living In Bondage: Breaking Free”, Ramsey Nouah & More Win Big | See Full List

Drum-roll, please… The 2020 Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards took place over the past weekend in Ekiti State and there were many moments of surprise and delight. From Charles Okpaleke’s Living in Bondage: Breaking Free to Kayode Kasum’s ‘This Lady Called Life‘, the awards hosted by actress Tana Adelana and comedian Mr Macaroni were seemingly all about the most-talked…

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Burna Boy’s ‘African Giant’ Snags 2020 Edison Jazz/World Awards For Best World Album

This next category is grabbing our attention for all the right reasons. During the just-concluded Edison Jazz / World 2020 awards, Burna Boy won the highly coveted award for Best World Album for his fourth studio album African Giant (Atlantic Recording Corporation / Warner Music Group). The Grammy-nominated singer’s win makes him the first Nigerian to win the…

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UBA Bags Double Prestigious Honours At The 2020 BAFI Awards

l-r: Head of Media and Media Relations, UBA Plc, Ramon Nasir; Deputy Managing Director, United Bank for Africa, Liadi Ayoku, President, Nigerian Institute of Taxation, Dame Gladys Olajumoke Simplice; and Managing Director, BusinessDay Newspapers Mr Ogho Okiti Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, carted two highly coveted laurels at the BusinessDay’s Bank…

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The Future Awards Africa 2020 Winners: Rema, Jide-Kene Achufusi & Mr Macaroni & All The Rest

And the winners of the 2020 Future Awards Africa (TFAA) are… Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, on Saturday November 28, the much-anticipated award show went TV and digital for the first time to celebrate young leaders driving the culture, leading the conversation, dictating trends, upsetting old orders, and creating new possibilities. The 15th edition which aired on Africa Magic, Pop…

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